By Emmanouela Grypeou, Helen Spurling
The ebook of Genesis in overdue Antiquity: Encounters among Jewish and Christian Exegesis examines the connection among rabbinic and Christian exegetical writings of past due Antiquity within the japanese Roman Empire and Mesopotamia.
The quantity identifies and analyses proof of power ‘encounters’ among rabbinic and Christian interpretations of the ebook of Genesis. every one bankruptcy investigates exegesis of a distinct episode of Genesis, together with the Paradise tale, Cain and Abel, the Flood tale, Abraham and Melchizedek, Hagar and Ishmael, Jacob’s Ladder, Joseph and Potiphar and the Blessing on Judah. The ebook discusses a variety of Jewish and Christian literature, together with basically rabbinic and patristic traditions, but additionally apocrypha, pseudepigrapha, Philo and Josephus.
The quantity sheds mild at the heritage of the connection among Jews and Christians in past due Antiquity, and brings jointly students (of Rabbinics and of jap Christianity) in a really collaborative work.
The examine was once funded through an award from the Leverhulme belief on the Centre for the learn of Jewish-Christian family, Cambridge, united kingdom, and the Centre for complex spiritual and Theological reports of the school of Divinity, college of Cambridge, united kingdom.